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2014 MLB Draft: Dodgers sign Colin Hering, Devan Ahart

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A pair of left-handed hitting outfielders were signed by the Dodgers.

Devan Ahart was drafted by the Dodgers in the 16th round out of Akron.
Devan Ahart was drafted by the Dodgers in the 16th round out of Akron.
Akron Athletics Communications

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers on Thursday announced the signings of a pair of outfielders selected in last week's MLB Draft. Colin Hering, the club's 10th-round selection out of Coastal Carolina, and Devan Ahart, the 16th-round pick out of Akron, are the newest members of the organization.

Terms were not disclosed.

Hering, 23, bats and throws left-handed. The Washington native hit just .213/.283/.264 in 55 games as a senior at Coastal Carolina, after hitting .297/.407/.375 as a junior.

He is the third Coastal Carolina player drafted by the Dodgers, joining Chance Gilmore in 2010 and Scott Woodward in 2011.

The slot value of Hering's pick, No. 309 overall, is $137,600, though it's unlikely the outfielder got anywhere near that amount. Hering was signed by Dodgers scout Lon Joyce.

Ahart bats left and throws right. The fourth-year junior hit .311/.395/.404 with 30 walks and 16 strikeouts in 2014, with 27 steals in 56 games. He was third in the Mid-American Conference and 18th in the NCAA in steals.

The 21-year-old Michigan native was signed by Dodgers scout Marty Lamb.

The Dodgers have now signed six of their top 10 picks. Here is a look at the Dodgers draft bonus pool based on what we know now:

Dodgers 2014 Draft Bonus Pool
Round Pick Name Pos Bonus Slot amount Overage
1 22 Grant Holmes RHP $1,980,500
2 62 Alex Verdugo OF $914,600 $914,600 $0
3 98 John Richy RHP $534,400 $534,400 $0
4 129 Jeff Brigham RHP $396,300
5 159 Jared Walker 3B $296,700 $296,700 $0
6 189 Brock Stewart RHP unknown $222,200 unknown
7 219 Trevor Oaks RHP $166,600
8 249 Hunter Redman C $154,500
9 279 Matt Campbell RHP unknown $144,300 unknown
10 309 Colin Hering OF unknown $137,600 unknown
Bonuses over $100,000 (rounds 11-40) $0 $0 $0
Totals $1,745,700 $4,947,700 $0